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Old 01 January 2009   #16
Originally Posted by djfilms: So OS X users are out of luck, huh? Maybe next time you can get a programmer who can program.

OR maybe next time you can pick an operating system that isn't a temperamental bitch to program for ?
Old 01 January 2009   #17
This is the problem with the Uploader when it comes to Mac users.

On some versions of MacOSX, the latest version of Java that you can install is NOT the latest version of Java that exists. We compiled the Uploader for the latest version of Java available on Windows and Linux machines, unfortunately this makes the Uploader incompatible with some MacOSX machines because the latest version of Java does not exist. This is not something that is in our control at this point, it is a limitation of the Java implementation on MacOSX.

If you are on a Mac and still experiencing troubles, shoot me an email and I'll see if we can come up with a solution for you.
Old 01 January 2009   #18
So I guess I won't be uploading my final for consideration (Not that I would have won anyway) I have the latest version of JAVA installed. All my family and friends use Macs. I've never had a problem with FTP.

Good luck to those who can.
Old 01 January 2009   #19
Originally Posted by surajitsen: Hi,
I cant understand how can I install the uploader..I down load the uploader but after unzipped that...files are unsupported file icon...please help me..
Surajit Sen
3D Artist

Upload the Java and use Firefox. When you click on he link show an option to open it with Java.
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Old 01 January 2009   #20
Originally Posted by fabmoraes: Hi, I already uploaded my final high res image via challegeuploader.

How can I check if it is everything ok?

Your entry looks fine to me.
Old 01 January 2009   #21
I havent had any luck on my mac. I will post a solution if there is one.
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Old 01 January 2009   #22
Apple has been criticized for not including Java 1.6 into Leopard. The current default is Java 1.5 when all the other platforms (Windows, Linux, Solaris etc) have access to Java 1.6... The only beta that is available for mac to run Java 1.6 only works on Intel based macs. You missed the cutoff if you have anything under OSX 10.5. If you have 10.5 and up and are on the newer intel mac you can register with this site and download the update. I'm out of luck because my computer is two years old.
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Old 01 January 2009   #23
Thanks for the info Cory. I think that clarifies things a little for everybody.

As I have stated before, if you are running OSX and cannot use the Uploader, and cannot find/borrow/steal a Windows/Linux PC to run the Uploader, shoot me an email and I'll sort out a solution for you.
Old 01 January 2009   #24
whats so difficult about ftp? with the second last challenge I had only problems with the uploader, i dont install java engines because they are an added security risk.
Just allow ftp for the people who do get it, and dont want to compromise theire computers.
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Old 01 January 2009   #25
At what point are people compromising their computers ?

FTP isn't going to happen. Its the Uploader or nothing at this point.
Old 01 January 2009   #26
Hi...I uploaded my final Image atlast!! after compleetion 100% uploading there was a messege:"this feature is only available to CGS members" it ok??
But Now I want to again upload my final Image in larger can I upload 2 final Image(same image,just different resolution)?
and How can I confirm my image is perfectly uploaded?..

please tell me..
Surajit Sen
3D Artist

Last edited by surajitsen : 01 January 2009 at 07:08 PM.
Old 01 January 2009   #27
server failure?

Dear CG Society!

I'm unable to enter the challenge page... or the "submit entry" page... since today morning...

Is there some kind of a server failure in the european region?
I'm sure it will be okay later on, but the problem is that I cannot see the deadline for the images category neither, because it's only available on the "submit entry" site....

Old 01 January 2009   #28
I have the same problem since this morning,and I'm in European region too.Did servers overload or something like that happened? If this problem won't fix within the image submission time limit(5.5 days)what will happen to those who can't upload their final submissions??? If there'll be such thing,would you consider to give extra days to those who can't submit their works due to server errors??? Thanks for this wonderful challenge
Old 01 January 2009   #29
I'm getting the same problem, and I'm in the US. Can't get to the entry page, and the Uploader times out and when it finally opens I can't get it to select a category or anything. I'm sure this will be fixed soon, but I did want to upload my latest to get some crits :\
Old 01 January 2009   #30
We're experiencing server issues across multiple systems at the moment, so its possible that you will be encounter problems when submitting or viewing pieces.

If the server is not fixed by the Image submission deadline then we will have to push the deadline back a bit, but while there are still a few days to go the deadline stands as it is.
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